Epidemiology Seminar – Gloria Kang, CDC
UGA College of Public Health
Department of Epidemiology & Biostatistics
Fall 2019 Seminar Series
Semantic network analysis of vaccine sentiment on Twitter
This week’s guest speakers are: Gloria Kang, PhD, MPH, National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Speaker Bios: Dr. Gloria Kang earned her Ph.D. in Biomedical and Veterinary Sciences (2018), MPH in Infectious Disease (2015), and BS in Wildlife Science (2012) from Virginia Tech. Her research interests include applications of computational epidemiology and infectious disease modeling to help inform public health policy. During her PhD, she worked as a graduate research assistant for the Network Dynamics and Simulation Science Laboratory where she utilized large-scale computational models to examine the social pathways that lead to epidemics. Currently, Gloria is a Prevention Effectiveness Fellow at the CDC National Center for Zoonotic and Emerging Infectious Diseases in the Division of Preparedness and Emerging Infections. As a member of the Health Economics and Modeling Unit, she helps develop various mathematical modeling tools for public health planning and response.
The seminar will take place on Fri. October 25, 2019 in Room 217 of Russell Hall on the UGA Health Sciences Campus.
Everyone is welcome to attend! Contact Andreas Handel (firstname.lastname@example.org) for more information.